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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Speckled birds that feed on nuts; Any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects; A compound lever used to crack nuts open.

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  • Am I alone in thinking the Thatcher nutcracker is kinda cool?
  • The nutcracker is an appeal to and encouragement of the worst of those fears.
  • The nutcracker is ugly but ridiculous and ultimately without power or threat.
  • This 10 Darth Vader nutcracker is the design of Kurt S. Adler, European importer since 1946. for more
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